Welcome Gillside Caravan and Camping,
is sited in an idyllic location for the perfect Camping and Caravaning
holiday. A Lakeland farm that has been worked by the Lightfoot family
for over 60 years. A site where you can easily view some of the
work of a traditional Lakeland farm.
Clinging to the side of one of the most scenic of lakeland dales,
the reaches of Ullswater, are viewed spread below and along the
valley. The nearby track that leads fell walkers to that magical
and mighty summit Helvellyn, passes by the entrance to the farm.
village of Glenridding, which originally housed the miners
from the disused Greenside mine, has a good selection
of general food and gift stores, a National Park information
centre, post office, cafes and restaurants, together with
a variety of hotel and picturesque public bars -just 5
minutes walk away, beside the shores of Ullswater.
Facilities provided for your comfort include a constant
supply of hot and cold water in the toilet block with
the added benefit of relieving tired and aching muscles
with a piping hot shower after your day in the outdoors.
Deep sinks are available for the cleaning of pots and
pans and a laundry with washer and drier are there for
your use. The farm will be pleased to supply you with
fresh milk and eggs just ask at the farmhouse. Breakfast
Van open on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7.30am to
Link to Local Taxi Service
Link to Ullswater Association Website